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What You Can Learn From Recent Data Breaches

  As high-profile companies continue to experience data breaches in 2017, common attack vectors are emerging. A closer look at some of the worst breaches shows that employee negligence and weaknesses in point of sale (POS) systems are common problems. The success of cyber attackson other companies should serve as a powerful lesson for your business. Examining these attacks may prevent your business from making some of … Read More

Why IT Is a Matter of Life and Death in Healthcare

Since the widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), doctors and emergency medical teams have become dependent on networks to access and exchange patient information. If these networks perform inadequately or fail, the patient’s life can hang in the balance. In healthcare, just adopting technology isn’t enough. Healthcare providers need to choose technology that meets … Read More

FirstLight Connects with Partners at Recent Events

It has already been a busy spring for FirstLight, with a pair of events geared toward communicating with our current partners as well as building new relationships. First, our Partner Program team met with potential partners at Great North Aleworks in Manchester, NH, to discuss pairing the best FirstLight solutions with customer needs. In line … Read More

A 3D View is Better than 2D

Explore the benefits that our Manchester, NH data center has to offer to your business. This 14,000 square foot facility is conveniently located less than an hour drive from Boston, and minutes from the Manchester airport. It offers ample parking as well as a loading dock for easy loading and unloading of your equipment. The … Read More

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Sovernet Communications

Combination with FirstLight Fiber and Oxford Networks will create a stronger Northeast fiber provider Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in Vermont, New York and southwest New Hampshire, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”).  At the … Read More

On June 20th, 2016 Maura Mahoney and Tim Bellew from FirstLight Fiber sat down with Marsha Gordon, host of “Westchester Means Business” on WVOX 1460 AM to discuss the current technology and telecom climate in SouthEast New York. Below is the full radio interview, please have a listen!  

Oxford Networks to Combine Operations with FirstLight Fiber

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Oxford Networks Lewiston, ME – July 7, 2016 – Oxford Networks (“Oxford”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”). Under the terms … Read More